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Can Vet J. 2010 July; 51(7): 778.
PMCID: PMC2885126

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  1. a) Hemangiosarcoma is a malignant neoplasm derived from vascular endothelial cells. These tumors are often associated with abnormal blood flow through the tumor. This may lead to erythrocyte fragmentation, platelet aggregation, extensive metastasis, and disseminated intravascular coagulation.
  2. a) Some poodles may have naturally occurring macrocytosis: mean corpuscular volume (MCV) values may be 80 to 100 fl. Clinicians must be aware of this peculiarity as it can affect the interpretation of underlying anemia.
  3. b) Vitamin C is not useful for treatment of hip dysplasia, either in growing or adult animals.
  4. b) Maternal antibodies provide roughly 1 to 3 months’ protection aginast the common infectious diseases.
  5. b) The Afghan and greyhound are most susceptible to side effects of such vaccination.
  6. c) Squamous cell carcinoma does not commonly affect the ears of horses.
  7. e) Anemia is not a mechanism of ventral edema in horses.
  8. b) There are many clinical manifestations of bovine virus diarrhea, but most infections are inapparent.
  9. e) Pigs recovering from salmonellosis may develop rectal strictures.
  10. a) Psittacine beak and feather disease is usually fatal.

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